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The SEC is reviewing whether certain alternative mutual funds that mimic riskier hedge-fund strategies are complying with leverage and liquidity rules.
MLPs pay investors almost all the money they bring in, and sometimes even more. And the more they pay out, the more company managers can charge in fees.
Teza Technologies founder Mikhail “Misha” MalyshevTeza, who claims to have made over $1 billion through high-frequency trades, may create two quantitative funds to lure external assets.
More advisors are inquiring about alternative assets as a diversification tool, says Fidelity.
Orange County, California’s $11.5 billion pension will offer a private equity fund for smaller retirement plans.
Venture capital firms are being propelled by a spate of billion-dollar acquisitions.
"Caveat Emptor, baby!" cries Barry Ritholtz facetiously about crowdfunding and the JOBS act, which allowed this company to raise $2...
The Consumer Federation of America and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are clashing over investor protections in the SEC’s proposed rules for expanded Regulation A offerings.
The U.S. government will treat Bitcoin as property for tax purposes, applying rules it uses to govern stocks and barter transactions, the IRS said in its first substantive ruling on the issue.
Altegris' CIO Jack Rivkin says the firm believes the stage has been set for a stock picker’s market and investors would benefit from shifting to active managers.
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